WEDNESDAY MID-WEEK LENTEN SERVICES LENT BEGINS ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14th THEME “A LENTEN JOURNEY TO THE EASTER VIGIL” Worship times are noon and 6:30 p.m. We are resuming the noon service during the weeks of Lent. Plan to eat at church during Lent. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and supper will be served from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Following Ash Wednesday our Lenten journey will focus on the following: Wednesday, February 21st “Creation” The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the beginning of life for us all. Just as the creator God forms the earth out[Continue Reading]
Although the Gospel of Mark provides the majority of gospel texts in year B of the Revised Common Lectionary, assemblies have not heard much from Mark by this point in the church’s new year. Advent began with apocalyptic visions of the coming Son of Man, then drew back to the very first verses of Mark to introduce us to John the baptizer and identify him with the figure of Isaiah’s messenger “crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord.’” The remainder of Advent and all of Christmas focused on familiar texts from Luke and John. Therefore, it’s[Continue Reading]
CONGRATULATIONS To Raymond and Danielle Swanson at the birth of a son, Oliver. He was born Wednesday, September 16th.